KJV LexiconHe that spareth
assuage, darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.
a scion, i.e. (literally) a stick (for punishing, writing, fighting, ruling, walking, etc.) or (figuratively) a clan -- correction, dart, rod, sceptre, staff, tribe.
to hate (personally) -- enemy, foe, (be) hate(-ful, -r), odious, utterly.
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
but he that loveth
to have affection for (sexually or otherwise) -- (be-)love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.
chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint -- bond, chastening (-eth), chastisement, check, correction, discipline, doctrine, instruction, rebuke.
to dawn, i.e. (figuratively) be (up) early at any task (with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with painstaking)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
King James Bible
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who will not use the rod hates his son, but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.
International Standard Version
Whoever does not discipline his son hates him, but whoever loves him is diligent to correct him.
The one who spares his rod hates his child, but the one who loves his child is diligent in disciplining him.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Everyone that spares concerning his rod, hates his son, and he that loves his son disciplines him earnestly.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever refuses to spank his son hates him, but whoever loves his son disciplines him from early on.
King James 2000 Bible
He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.
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